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Semester 2017B 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) NTAC meetings Scientific assessments by each Gemini partner ("National TAC") and the Large and Long Program TAC.
12 May 2017 E-transmission Electronic transmission of proposals to Gemini from NTACs.
1 June 2017 ITAC International Time Allocation Committee meets to resolve issues and recommend programs.
15 June 2017 2017B schedule and Phase IIs available 2017B OT templates available to PIs.
3 July 2017 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 July 2017 (GEMINI SOUTH)

17 Aug 2017 (GEMINI NORTH)(*)
Phase II deadline PI deadline for submission of completed Phase II Programs to National Offices (earlier submission is encouraged).
1 August 2017 Start of semester 2017B 2017B programs may be observed earlier to fill queue nights.

(*) Extended PhaseII deadline due to Gemini North telescope unavailability.

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