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Semester 2016B 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 partner) Proposal deadline Proposals received by National Gemini Offices (NGOs).
Late April/Early May (set by partner) LPTAC, NTAC meetings Scientific assessments by each Gemini partner ("National TAC") and the Large and Long Program TAC.
13 May 2016 E-transmission Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs.
1 June 2016 ITAC International Time Allocation Committee meets to resolve issues and recommend programs.
15 June 2016 16B schedule and Phase IIs available 2016B OT templates available to PIs.
1 July 2016 Phase II reviews start The response time is 7 days for checking by NGOs (from "For Review") and by Gemini CSs (from "For Activation").
15 July 2016 Phase II deadline PI deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to National Offices (earlier submission is encouraged).
1 August 2016 Start of semester 2016B 2016B programs may be observed earlier to fill queue nights.

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