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Semester 2012B Important Dates
Key dates and events in the proposal process are shown below. The Phase I and Phase II deadlines are highlighted.
|29-30 March 2012 ( varies by partner)||Proposal deadline||Proposals received by National Gemini Offices (NGOs).|
|Early May (set by partner)||NTAC meetings||Scientific assessments by each Gemini partner ("National
|On or before 14 May 2012
||E-transmission||Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs.|
|23-24 May 2012
||ITAC||International Time Allocation Committee meets to resolve issues and recommend programs.
|8 June 2012
||Final queue/schedule, and ITAC & Gemini feedback to NGOs||After approval by Gemini Director.|
| 20 June 2012 (delayed)
||12B schedule and Phase IIs available||2012B OT "skeletons" available to PIs.
|2 July 2012
||Phase II reviews start||The response time is 7 days for checking by NGOs (from "For Review") and by Gemini CSs (from "For Activation").
|16 July 2012
||Phase II deadline||PI deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to National Offices
(earlier submission is encouraged).
|30 July 2012
||"For Activation" deadline||
NGO deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to Gemini.
|1 August 2012||Start of semester 2012B||2012B programs may be observed earlier to fill queue nights.|