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Semester 2007B Important Dates

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Semester 2007B Important Dates

Key dates and events in the proposal process are shown below. The Phase I and Phase II deadlines are highlighted.

Date Event Comments
2 April 2007 Proposal deadline For receipt of proposals by National Gemini Offices (NGOs) - see partner-specific pages for details
early May NTAC meetings Separate scientific and technical assessments by each Gemini partner ("National TACs")
No later than 16 May
E-transmission Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs
24 May
Draft queue and classical schedule Drafts generated by operations staff and distributed to ITAC members
30 May
ITAC International Time Allocation Committee meets to resolve issues and recommend 2007B programs
5 June
Final schedule/queue plus ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs After approval by Gemini Director
8 June
Announce queue and classical schedule on web Phase II programs ("skeletons") available in Observing Database; 2007B OT released
11-15 June
Gemini Science Conference and Users Meeting, Iguazu Falls, Brazil
10 July 2007
Phase II deadline Final PI Deadline for submission of completed Phase II Science Programs to National Offices (earlier submission is encouraged)
24 July 2007
Phase II Review Complete Goal for electronic transfer of checked Phase II programs from National Offices to Gemini
1 August 2007 Start of semester 2007B  
14 August 2007 Queue fully loaded Goal for activation of all Phase II programs

Last update February 25, 2007; B. Rodgers

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