On the 20th November 2017, a forum on Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) was held at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bharu. This forum was part of the ACS Global Innovation Imperatives (GII) program. It was a two-day forum. I was one of the committee. This forum involved speakers from different background with a broad knowledge on CECs. It also involved Young Scientist from different institution in our country.