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Semester 2017B Important Dates
Key dates and events in the proposal process are shown below. The Phase I and Phase II deadlines are highlighted.
|(varies with partner)||Proposal deadline||Proposals received by National Gemini Offices (NGOs).|
|Late April/Early May (set by partner)||NTAC meetings||Scientific assessments by each Gemini partner ("National
TAC") and the Large and Long Program TAC.
|12 May 2017
||E-transmission||Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs.|
|1 June 2017
||ITAC||International Time Allocation Committee meets to resolve issues and recommend programs.
| 15 June 2017
||2017B schedule and Phase IIs available||2017B OT templates available to PIs.
|3 July 2017
||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 July 2017 (GEMINI SOUTH)
17 Aug 2017 (GEMINI NORTH)(*)
||Phase II deadline||PI deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to National Offices
(earlier submission is encouraged).
|1 August 2017||Start of semester 2017B||2017B programs may be observed earlier to fill queue nights.|
(*) Extended PhaseII deadline due to Gemini North telescope unavailability.