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Semester 2003A Important Dates
Key dates and events in the 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. Follow the links to the partner-specific pages for more information.
|30 September - 21 October 2002||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 November||E-transmission||Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs/NGOs|
|2 December||Draft queue and classical schedule||Drafts generated by operations staff and distributed to ITAC members|
|9 December||ITAC||International Time Allocation Committee (ITAC) meets to resolve issues|
|16 December||Final schedule/queue plus ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs||After approval by Gemini Director|
|19 December||Issue queue and classical schedule on web|
|TBD||Phase II deadline||Deadline for return of completed Phase II Science Programs using Observing Tool|
|1 February 2002||Start of semester 2003A|
Last update August 26, 2002; Phil Puxley