The Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (KKP) held its 48th Annual Convention with the theme “Mainstreaming Chemistry in the Life and Health Sciences” at the Kamayan at Palaisdaan Resort, Bay, Laguna last September 5-6, 2019. The two-day event kicked off with a welcome remark from Dr. Mae Joanne B. Aguila, President of KKP and Associate Professor at the Institute of Chemistry. Various plenary lectures including topics on clinical diagnostics, treatment of hazardous laboratory wastes, scale up of organic agriculture, etc. were presented. Young scientist forums were also held discussing topics on molecular cloning, crop establishment, etc.