What size should my clinical poster be?

Dimensions are generally specified by event organizers. Be certain to confirm horizontal ("landscape") or vertical ("portrait") orientation. A poster panel is a surface on which the poster is secured with thumbtacks or velcro. When specifications state that a display area is 8 ft x 4 ft (96" x 48"), a 84" x 42" poster is usually prepared (7 ft x 3.5 ft). One meter (42") is a common paper roll width allowing comfortable margin for panel frames. For standard metric conversions, see table below.

US Feet US Inches Meters Centemers
8 x 4 96 x 48 2.4 x 1.2 244 x 122
7 x 3.5 84 x 42 2.1 x 1.0 213 x 107
4 x 5 48 x 60 1.2 x 1.5 122 x 152
3 x 6 36 x 72 0.9 x 1.8 90 x 181
3 x 4 36 x 48 0.9 x 1.2 90 x 122
3.28 39 1 100