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Semester 2005A 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.
|30 September - 1 October 2004||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 15 November||E-transmission||Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs/NGOs|
|23 November||Draft queue and classical schedule||Drafts generated by operations staff and distributed to ITAC members|
|29 November||ITAC||International Time Allocation Committee (ITAC) meets to resolve issues|
|3 December||Final schedule/queue plus ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs||After approval by Gemini Director|
|7 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)|
|21 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 2005A|
Last update August 26, 2004; Phil Puxley