1. Ticket Category

Ticket categories may be subject to vetting and approval. The organizers reserve the right to make a final decision on an individual's eligibility for their selected category, which may include a category and cost correction for those attendees who are unable to adequately prove their affiliation with their selected category.


For the purposes of GFIME, representatives of the following entities are eligible for the delegate category:

  • Government entities
  • Research institutes/centers
  • Universities
  • Farms
  • Agribusinesses
  • Development and aid agencies
  • NGOs
  • Consulting companies


For the purposes of GFIME, the student category is available to students of universities and other tertiary institutions who can prove their student status and are aged 18 and above.


For the purposes of GFIME, the supplier category is available to any organizations that do not fall under the delegate and student categories. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Manufacturers, suppliers and distributors and service providers working in agriculture:
    • Hardware
    • Software
    • Machinery
    • Parts
    • Seeds
    • Chemicals


Limited media passes at no charge will be made available to invited media outlets at the discretion of the organizers.

For more information, please contact the team through the contact form on the website.

2. Ticket Pricing

Pricing Requirements

All tickets are subject to pricing as of the date of payment not the date of registration. Should an attendee register to attend prior to full payment of the ticket price, the ticket will be subject to the pricing available on the date of payment for the relevant category – not the date of prior registration.

3. Discounts

Group Discounts

Groups and delegations may be eligible for a group booking discount when they register and pay for five or more delegates from the same organization at the same time.

For more details, please email the team at m.luisa@biosaline.org.ae.

Partner Discounts

Partner discounts may be offered. To get a discount through one of our partners, please do not forget to include the unique discount code at the time of registration and payment. No discounts can be applied after registration.

4. Payment Options and Terms

Online Payment 

You can make an online payment after you have registered and created your delegate profile.

We accept only the following debit/credit cards: Visa and Mastercard

Please note that the full amount will be charged to your debit/credit card at the time of purchase. 

Confirmation: Your registration on your delegate profile will reflect paid status immediately after the payment is accepted.  

Should you require additional information for your organization’s internal invoicing purposes, please contact Ms. Alice Soliman at a.soliman@biosaline.org.ae with "GFIME - Invoicing Request" in the subject line. 

Wire Transfers 

You must first register on the GFIME website. 

To complete your registration and secure your place, please pay your registration fee in USD using the bank details below. 

Please note that you must also pay any bank transaction charges and the exact amount must be received to avoid any delays in registration. 

Please also note that we encourage delegates to make payments by debit/credit card as wire transfers may incur additional correspondent bank charges.

You can download the invoice from your delegate profile. 

If required by the bank, you can state the following as the purpose of payment: “Registration Fee to Participate in Global Forum on Innovations for Marginal Environments 2019”.

Account Name: International Center for Biosaline Agriculture 

Address: P.O. Box 14660, Al Ruwayah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

USD Account Number: 1022059061102 

Bank Name: Emirates NBD 

Bank Branch Address: Nadd Al Sheba Branch, P.O. Box 777, Dubai, UAE 


IBAN: AE620260001022059061102 

Confirmation: Your registration status will be changed to paid on your delegate profile once the full amount is received in the account above. Please allow for up to 3 business days for this process to be completed. 

Pricing: Your registration fee must be fully paid at the time of any discount expiry. Please note that wire transfers may take time and be received with delay. ICBA cannot be held accountable for the difference in registration fees received after the discount deadlines have lapsed. You may be liable to pay the difference should your wire transfer arrive after the discounts have expired. 

Note: Please send a scanned copy of the wire transfer receipt/confirmation to the following email addresses:


Unfortunately, we are not able to accept any payments via PayPal.  

Onsite Payment 

Onsite payment will be accepted by cash and debit/credit card only. 

Access to the event, even for registered delegates, will be restricted until the full payment is made. 

Onsite payment is subject to the pricing information presented on the website. No discounts are available. 

5. Refund & Exchange Policy


0% refund – Within 30 days of the event; on or after 20 October 2019.

50% refund – Before 11:59 pm 19 October 2019.


No exchanges with 7 days of the event; on or after 12 November 2019

Exchanges more than 7 days prior to the event can be made only for:

  • Colleagues from the same institution
  • A ticket within the same category.