Semester 2001B Important Dates
Key dates and events in the 2001B proposal process are shown below.
Individual partner countries may have slightly different dates for the nationally-managed elements of the process such as the proposal deadline and NTAC meeting. QuickStart deadlines are reported as being 29 March (Canada), 31 March (US, UK, Australia, Gemini Staff), 6 April (Brazil), 9 April (Chile; update...extended to 23 April) and 20 April (Argentina). [University of Hawaii deadline to be confirmed]. Follow the links to the partner-specific pages for more information.
|29 March - 20 April 2001||Proposal deadline||For receipt of proposals by National Time Allocation Committees (NTACs) or National Gemini Offices (NGOs) - see caution above|
|various||NTAC meetings||Separate scientific and technical assessment in each Gemini partner|
|No later than 21 May||E-transmission||Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs/NGOs|
|8 June||Draft queue and classical schedule||Drafts generated by operations staff and distributed to ITAC members|
|15 June||ITAC||International Time Allocation Committee (ITAC) meets to resolve issues|
|22 June||Final schedule/queue plus ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs||After approval by Gemini Director|
|25 June||Issue queue and classical schedules on web|
|1 August 2001||Start of semester 2001B|
Last update April 12, 2001; Phil Puxley