An international workshop on the Science and Technology of the Free-Electron Laser is being held at the School of Physics, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, on 4–6 December. The theme of the workshop is undulator technology and free-electron laser science. The national and international free-electron-laser facilities will be discussed, with focus on the design issues of laser-plasma accelerators for free-electron lasers. The event is being held as part of the celebrations of the university’s 50th anniversary. For further information, see