10th Annual IT and Telecommunications Conference gets under way at LYIT today

first_img By News Highland – October 21, 2010 Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook Newsx Adverts Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ The 10th Annual Information Technology and Telecommunications Conference gets under way at Letterkenny Institute of Technology today.The event, which the college says is now more relevant than ever, will hear from a number of guests over the next few days, including Tanaiste Mary Coughlan.The conference opens this afternoon with a number of papers being presented, including a session on computer security. However, the centrepiece of the conference is likely to be a discusson on research funding tomorrow morning.Organiser Jim Morrison says in the current economic climate research will play an increasingly important role in generating economic growth, but the availability and distribution of research funds within the island and across Europe has become increasingly competitive.Tomorrow’s discussion will ask if research spending in a small area like Ireland be focused in a few selected centres, or is there a role for academic institutions in the regions?.The discussion in the CoLab Building will be preceded by a speech from Educations Minister and Tánaiste, Mary Coughlan on the future of research in the Higher Education sector. Pinterest 10th Annual IT and Telecommunications Conference gets under way at LYIT todaycenter_img WhatsApp Previous articleClear picture of ghost estates to be unveiled in new reportNext articleUnemployment Conference will help agencies assist those out of work News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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