FAQs

Register online: click here to register online today
By phone: +44 (0) 208 652 3233 or +44 (0) 208 652 3887 (Monday-Friday/ GMT 9:00-17:00)
By email: gpca.registrations@rbi.co.uk

We strongly recommend that you register in advance, which guarantees you have a printed badge, conference materials and seating available upon your on-site registration check-in.

Early Booking Rates

  • Members: $1,500
  • Non Members: $2,200

Early booking rates are available for delegate bookings made on or before Friday 21st September 2018.

Standard Booking Rates

  • Members: $1,700
  • Non Members: $2,700

Accepted forms of payment in USD are:
Credit card (Visa, Amex, Mastercard, Delta, Visa Debit).
Bank Transfer or company cheque – please contact us for more information.

Once you have registered for the Forum you will receive a confirmation email from the ICIS registrations team with a copy invoice attached. If you do require further information please contact the ICIS registrations team at gpca.registrations@rbi.co.uk

You will receive confirmation via email to the email address provided when you registered. If you have not received confirmation within two business days, please contact the ICIS registration team at gpca.registrations@rbi.co.uk

Please contact the ICIS registration team at gpca.registrations@rbi.co.uk

Yes, however the registration fee will be the same as the total meeting price.

Online registration will close at 5pm GMT on 25th November 2018. To register after this date please register at one of the on-site registration desks on 26th November 2018 from 9:00 am (local time). However, we strongly advise that you register before 25th November 2018.

  • Conference badge, which will allow you access to all areas including entrance into the conference and breakout sessions, exhibits, business centre, networking areas, refreshment breaks, Welcome Dinner on Day Zero (26th November), all lunches and Gala Dinner (27th November).
  • A conference delegate bag designed to hold your conference materials
  • Access to the exclusive pre-conference delegate online community

Registration will be open from 9:00am (local time) 26th 2018 at the Convention Centre, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.

Shortly before the conference you will be emailed a barcode, please bring this with you to scan at our badge collection desks.  You will then be able to print your badge and collect your conference materials. If you have not pre-booked your place please proceed to the on-site registration counter where you will need to provide payment details.

Please bring you barcode, this can be printed or on a smart phone.

You may cancel one or more delegate place(s) at the Event on your booking at any time.  If cancellation is more than 31 days before the Event date as set out in your Booking Confirmation we will at your option accept a substitute at no extra cost (please see substitute section below) or refund 75% of the applicable delegate fee. If cancellation is less than 31 days before the Event date as set out in your Booking Confirmation a substitute will be accepted but no refund will be given. Please note that a ‘non-attending delegate’ who has paid their registration fee will be deemed to be a cancellation and the delegate will be emailed, post Event, a password to download speaker presentations to finalise the registration.  The delegate will not be refunded for not attending.  Please also note we will not permit the transfer of delegate places from one event to another in the event of non-attendance.

Substitutions: If any delegate is unable to attend we will accept a substitute delegate at no extra cost. Please notify us by email at gpca.registrations@rbi.co.uk with the name, job title, email address & telephone number of both the registered and substitute delegate. Please also advise if a visa invitation letter is required and whether the substitute delegate has any special dietary or access

Madinat Jumeirah Beach Resort, Dubai, UAE

We have a selection of room types and rates available at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Bookings for these rooms will open on 1 July, all registered delegates will receive an email with details on how to book.

Please note that there are a limited number of rooms available and once they are all booked any available rooms will be charged at the hotel standards rate. Rooms booked direct with the hotel and not part of the GPCA group cannot be converted into GPCA rooms at a later date.

Bookings made through the group booking link are subject to the Jumeirah terms & conditions for cancellation.

Nationals of the following countries do not require visas to enter the UAE:  Australia, Austria, Andorra, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America, United Kingdom with (Right of Abode in UK) and the Vatican

For more information regarding visa regulations please visit http://www.dubai.com/v/visa_requirements/

Some nationalities will need to obtain a visa in advance of travel, click here for full details. If you require a visa this will need to be done via a sponsor. This would be the hotel you are staying in or the airline you are travelling with. For example Emirates allow you to apply online

Please note that we are not authorised to provide sponsorship for visas.

Please note: You must be registered for The 13th Annual GPCA Forum and registration paid in full to request your visa.

Please log onto the following link to learn more about GPCA: www.gpca.org.ae

Please contact:

Nazia Sarfaraz
Members and International Relations Manager
Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association
P.O. Box 123055, 705/706 Aspect Tower, Business Bay, Dubai, UAE
Tel: +971 4 451 0666 ext. 110
Fax: +971 4 451 0777
Email: nazia@gpca.org.ae
Website: www.gpca.org.ae

Where we have permission presentations will be made available to delegates to either download onsite at the event or online post event. Presentations are only available to registered delegates and are not available in advance.

Lynn Neil, ICIS
Global Sponsorship Manager
ICIS Conferences
Telephone: +44 208 123 5040
Mobile: +44 7802 766 237
Email: lynn.neil@rbi.co.uk

Lynn Neil, ICIS
Global Sponsorship Manager
ICIS Conferences
Telephone: +44 208 123 5040
Mobile: +44 7802 766 237
Email: lynn.neil@rbi.co.uk

Reserved seating is only available for selected VIPs, at the discretion of the GPCA.

The dress code is business attire, business casual and national dress.

No, the dinners are free seating with the exception of the sponsors VIP tables. These are managed by the sponsor and we cannot reserve seats.

No, the dinners are for business networking and so only registered delegates may attend. You will be required to show your badge on arrival.

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