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Issue No. 7
Changes to the CHESS Proposal System

As discussed at the CHESS Users Meeting, to meet new reporting requirements, we are making changes to CHESS's Proposal system. In essence, CHESS is unifying the proposal submission process by incorporating the on-line submission and reviewing components of the current Express Mode into the existing standard proposal mechanism. Proposals will be active for up to two years or a given amount of beam time (as requested in the proposal and approved by the reviewers), whichever comes first. Users will submit on-line Beam Time Requests against reviewed and rated proposals (submission of the original proposal also serves as the first beam time request). CHESS will continue to accept proposals at any time. However, beam time will be allocated to proposals and beam time requests received before the scheduling deadline 10 weeks before the beginning of a cycle, and late submissions will be accommodated on an as-available basis. CHESS is in the process of preparing the web interface and reviewing the details of the revised proposal system with the Users Executive Committee (UEC) and the External Advisory Committee (EAC). If you have suggestions or concerns, please feel free to contact any UEC member, any CHESS scientist, or me directly.


April 30 - June 30, 2014

October 8 - November 25, 2014 - Proposal deadline: July 15 



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