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Subject: [klug] CALL FOR EXAMINEES: Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Level 1 Certification Exams - Manila, Philippines
Subject: CALL FOR EXAMINEES: Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Level 1 Certification Exams - Manila, Philippines

Call for Examinees: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exams (LPI 101 and LPI 102)

Venue: University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Date: 10 November 2007, Saturday

Deadline for submission of applications: 12 October 2007, 6:00PM (GMT+8)

With its continuing goal to widen its net through its FOSS advocacy and further advancement of Linux professionals in the ASEAN region, IOSN ASEAN+3 is pleased to announce a Call for Examinees for LPI Level 1 Certification (LPI 101 and 102).

The Linux Professional Institute (www.lpi.org) is a non-profit organization geared to provide professional certification for the Linux Community. This would be an excellent opportunity for working professionals, students and interested individuals to get certified at a low cost.

Date of certification: 10 November 2007, Saturday
Venue: University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Length of each examination: 90 minutes
Time: To be announced


BEFORE October 24
                 Exam Package 1:   LPI 101 only USD60.00 (Php 2,760.00)
                 Exam Package 2:   LPI 102 only USD60.00 (Php 2,760.00)
                 Duo Package:  Both LPI 101 and 102 USD115.00 (Php 5,290.00)

AFTER October 24
                 Additional USD5.00 (Php 230.00) [for all exam packages]

We are looking at an initial group of a MAXIMUM of 20 people in the initial certification examination.

Who can apply?

* Individuals who have previously trained under the IOSN ASEAN+3 LToTs who have not taken the exams and those who need to retake the exams (LPI 101 and/or 102)

* Other local individuals, working professionals, students, etc.

* Individuals coming from outside Metro Manila and those from other countries will need to shoulder their own travel and accomodation expenses.

NOTE: There will be NO LPI Level 1 Training to be held prior to the exams.

To register for the certification exams, please send an email to majill [AT] gmail [DOT] com (cc: asean3[AT]iosn[DOT]net) and include the following information:

Full Name:
Contact Number:
Country of origin (for foreign examinees):
Certification program you wish to take:
LPI ID Number and Verification Code, if applicable:

There are a range of certifications you can choose to certify against. Please view http://www.lpi.org/en/lpic.html for more information.

We will organize more than one exam on the same day if there is sufficient demand (eg, 101 followed by 102 if there are sufficient people wanting to take 102).

Do note that in order to encourage certification, the payment for certification is a bare minimum covering organizational costs only.

Thank you for your attention.

Yours truly,

Francisco "Francis" E. Sarmiento III, MD
Project Officer
UNDP-International Open Source Network
ASEAN+3 Sub-Regional Node

University of the Philippines Manila-National Telehealth Center
2nd Floor, Interactive Learning Center
Old NEDA Building, Padre Faura Street
1000 MANILA, Philippines
Telefax no: +00 63 2 5258285
Mobile: +63 915 8501111
E-mail: asean3@???
Website: http://www.iosn.net


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