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I have a poster presentation at a conference coming up. I know I can use other software to create a poster. However, I would like to use Latex since I have some mathematics involved. Is there a template that would work for me? My poster will go on a board of size 4' high and 8' across.

Any help would be appreciated?

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  • Many people seem to use baposter. – David Purton Feb 21 '20 at 23:33
  • Will it be okay for 4 by 8 board? Or do I need to adjust the size? – Hello Feb 22 '20 at 3:25
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You could use the baposter class.

You can adjust the fontscale option until you are happy with the font sizes.

MWE

(Don't you love the default colours?)

\documentclass[paperwidth=96in,paperheight=48in,landscape,fontscale=0.2]{baposter}

\usepackage{lipsum}

\begin{document}

\begin{poster}{
  headershape=rectangle,
  headerborder=closed,
  textborder=rectangle,
}{}{Poster Title}{Poster Author}

\headerbox{Highlighted box}{name=box1}{\lipsum[1-2]}

\headerbox{Highlighted box}{below=box1}{%
  \tiny tiny\par
  \scriptsize scriptsize\par
  \footnotesize footnotesize\par
  \small small\par
  \normalsize normalsize\par
  \large large\par
  \Large Large\par
  \LARGE LARGE\par
  \Huge Huge\par
}

\headerbox{Highlighted box}{column=1}{\lipsum[3-4]}

\headerbox{Highlighted box}{column=2}{\lipsum[4-5]}

\headerbox{Highlighted box}{column=3}{\lipsum[6-7]}

\end{poster}

\end{document}

MWE output

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