The journal Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (SAA) is proud to sponsor 3 x Best Poster Awards at SPEC2018. The winners will be announced at the conference by journal Editor Malgorzata Baranska. There will be one prize worth USD$ 100, and two prizes worth USD$ 50 each. SAA is an interdisciplinary journal which spans from basic to applied aspects of optical spectroscopy in chemistry, medicine, biology, and materials science. The journal publishes original scientific papers that feature high-quality spectroscopic data and analysis.