A JOB creation conference organised by Donegal Mayor Cora Harvey is underway at the Station House Hotel in Letterkenny today.
And they heard LYIT director Paul Hannigan call for a greater sense of optimism to help get the county through the economic crisis.
Mr Hannigan says the LYIT campus is developing closer links with local businesses through its Co-Labv centre.
And he says the college is providing more and more high level courses to meet the demands of future businesses.
This week LYIT announced new courses which include a Higher Certificate in Wind Energy Technology and a Higher Diploma in Financial Services Technologies.