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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.
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.
|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|
Last update February 25, 2003; Phil Puxley