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Semester 2004A 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 proposal deadline and NTAC meeting. Follow the links to the partner-specific pages for more information.
|29 September - 6 October 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 14 November||E-transmission||Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs/NGOs|
|24 November||Draft queue and classical schedule||Drafts generated by operations staff and distributed to ITAC members|
|1 December||ITAC||International Time Allocation Committee (ITAC) meets to resolve issues|
|8 December||Final schedule/queue plus ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs||After approval by Gemini Director|
|11 December||Issue queue and classical schedule on web||Phase II programs available in Observing Database|
|12 January and 10 February||Phase II deadline||Deadline for completed Phase II Science Programs by PIs to National Offices (note that GMOS MOS programs will have other deadlines, to be defined by the detailed semester schedule)|
|22 January and 21 February||E-transmission||Deadline for electronic transfer of checked Phase II programs from National Offices to Gemini|
|1 February 2004||Start of semester 2004A|
Last update August 29, 2003; Phil Puxley