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Semester 2003B Important Dates

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

caution Individual partner countries may have slightly different dates for the nationally-managed elements of the process such as the Phase I proposal deadline and NTAC meeting. Follow the links to the partner-specific pages for more information.

Date Event Comments
31 March - 15 April 2003 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
2 June Draft queue and classical schedule Drafts generated by operations staff and distributed to ITAC members
9 June ITAC International Time Allocation Committee (ITAC) meets to resolve issues
16 June Final schedule/queue plus ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs After approval by Gemini Director
19 June Issue queue and classical schedule on web  
15 July and 15 August Phase II deadline Deadlines for return of completed Phase II Science Programs by PIs to National Offices
22 July and 22 August E-transmission Deadline for electronic transfer of checked Phase II programs from National Offices to Gemini
1 August 2003 Start of semester 2003B  

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Last update February 25, 2003; Phil Puxley