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Semester 2018A Important Dates

Key dates and events in the proposal process are shown below. The Phase I and Phase II deadlines are highlighted.

Date Event Comments
(varies with participant) Proposal deadline Proposals received by National Gemini Offices (NGOs).
Late October/Early November (set by participant) NTAC meetings Scientific assessments by each Gemini participant ("National TAC").
15 November 2017
E-transmission Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs.
1 December 2017
ITAC International Time Allocation Committee meets to resolve issues and recommend programs.
15 December 2017
18A schedule and Phase IIs available 2018A OT templates available to PIs.
3 January 2018
Phase II reviews start The response time is 7 days for checking by NGOs (from "For Review") and by Gemini CSs (from "For Activation").
17 January 2018
Phase II deadline PI deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to National Offices (earlier submission is encouraged).
1 February 2018 Start of semester 2018A 2018A programs may be observed earlier to fill queue nights.