PIGATE Meeting Locations

This page shows various locations of monthly PIGATE meetings. For meeting details, please refer either to the Calendar of Events or to PIGATE Google Group announcements. 

On this page are links, maps, and stubs for: 
  • A Zoom meeting room;
  • The Prefectural University of Kumamoto (PUK):
    • The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Center,
    • Administrative Studies faculty building: Large seminar room, &
    • Administrative Studies faculty building: Seminar room 10; &
  • Kumamoto University (KU):
    • Th Faculty of Education-affiliated elementary school
      • [List meeting space(-s) about here.]
 
If you would like to attend a PIGATE meeting or join the group, please fill out one of our online info. collection forms (Links and QR codes for PIGATE, https://goo.gl/Hpe9pd).
 

Zoom

In March 2020, PIGATE will hold an online rather than a face-to-face meeting. 
This is a consequence of COVID-19 contagion in Japan and efforts to minimize it. In the future, blending remote and face-to-face [or simply face-to-face] meetings again may be possible.
(PIGATE Advisor, personal correspondence, 2020.03.07) 
  • Image with link to a Zoom meeting room is our venue of choice for now.
    • The Zoom image above links to the PIGATE Advisor's meeting room, which he has scheduled for 2nd Saturdays. The room generally will be open from around 13:00 to 17:00 on those Saturdays.
      •  Since March 2020, PIGATE has held Zoom meetings in various venues that hosts and organizers have announced in posts on PIGATE's members-only Google Group.

The PUK

    The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Center

    • The CPD Center is on the north side of the PUK campus, in the same structure as the small gymnasium (サブアレナ [sub-arena]). 
    Directions and image source:
    https://goo.gl/Hf8BR3
    (Google Maps)
    • The easiest access to the CPD Center is across the street (産業道路) from the Red Cross Kumamoto Health Care Center (日赤熊本健康管理センター), via the PUK's main gate, which is just west of the Nisseki-byoin-mae bus stop. 
      • If you are planning on coming by automobile, please consider carpooling to reduce environmental impacts. Please also observe roadway markings and other signage. 
      • There is parking to the right after you enter to the main gate, as well as to the left and then around to the right, immediately south of the CPD Center. 

    Administrative Studies Faculty building

    • The Administrative Studies Fculty building is on the south side of the campus. It is accessible on foot or by bicycle via the south gate (near the tennis courts), or by automobile via the west or north gates (campus map).

    Large seminar room

    • The large seminar room is on the 2nd floor of the administrative studies faculty building (熊本県立大学、総合管理学部), on the south side of the building, at the west end of the hallway. 

    Seminar room 10

    • Seminar room 10 is on the 5th floor of the Administrative Studies Faculty building (熊本県立大学、総合管理学部), on the north side of the building, at the far end of the hallway from the elevator. 
      • If you are planning on coming by automobile, please consider carpooling to reduce environmental impacts. Please also observe roadway markings and other signage. 
      • No special parking permits are necessary. The parking lot on the south side of the campus is the largest and closest to the Administrative Studies Faculty building.
      • Administrative studies faculty building viewed from the south
        (Photo source: https://goo.gl/NhIzUd


      3 Chome-1-100 Tsukide, Higashi-ku,
      Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto-ken 862-8502
      Google Maps, directions: https://goo.gl/Hrffwf

      Kumamoto University (KU)

      Faculty of Education-affiliated elementary school

      The KU-affiliated elementary school is about 10 minutes by bus from the downtown Kumamoto Sakuramachi Bus Terminal (Google Map directions).

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