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Semester 2012B Important Dates

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

Date Event Comments
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 TAC").
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.

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