Semester 2001A Important Dates
Key dates and events in the 2001A 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. QuickStart deadlines are reported as being 30 September (US, UK, Australia, Gemini Staff), 2 October (Chile), 6 October (Canada), 20 October (Brazil) and 31 October (Argentina). [UHawaii deadline is to be confirmed]. Follow the links to the partner-specific pages for more information.
|30 September - 31 October 2000||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|
|29 November||Draft queue and classical schedule||Drafts generated by operations staff and distributed to ITAC members|
|6 December||ITAC||International Time Allocation Committee (ITAC) meets to resolve issues|
|13 December||Final schedule/queue plus ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs||After approval by Gemini Director|
|16 December||Issue queue and classical schedule on web|
|1 February 2001||Start of semester 2001A|
Last update September 6, 2000; Phil Puxley