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Semester 2012A Important Dates
Key dates and events in the proposal process are shown below. The Phase I and Phase II deadlines are highlighted.
|30 September 2011||Proposal deadline||Proposals received by National Gemini Offices (NGOs).|
|Early November (set by partner)||NTAC meetings||Scientific assessments by each Gemini partner ("National
|On or before 10 November 2011
||E-transmission||Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs.|
|18-19 November 2011
||ITAC||International Time Allocation Committee meets to resolve issues and recommend programs.
|9 December 2011
||Final queue/schedule, and ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs||After approval by Gemini Director.|
| 19 December 2011
||12A schedule and Phase IIs available||2012A OT "skeletons" available.
|5 January 2012
||Phase II reviews start||The response time is 7 days for checking by NGOs (from "For Review") and by Gemini CSs (from "For Activation").
|17 January 2012
||Phase II deadline||PI deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to National Offices
(earlier submission is encouraged).
|30 January 2012
||"For Activation" deadline||
NGO deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to Gemini.
|1 February 2012||Start of semester 2012A||2012A programs may be observed earlier to fill queue nights.|