Best Practices for NavisWorks

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Although there is software to develop a fully coordinated BIM design, Navisworks remains the most common and frequent tool for model coordination in the industry. Despite its popularity, there are best practices to use it more effectively. This session will include best practices to lead coordination efficiently, participate effectively, and use it to visualize field personnel and construction sequencing.


  • Eric Klaffka

    John W. Danforth 

    Eric is responsible for the Pre-Construction project side of the VDC Operations at John W. Danforth as well as development and maintenance of company VDC software’s, standards and procedures. Included responsibilities are the implementation and support of the company VDC Software’s, standards, user support, administration, process development, training and deployment. Eric has been pioneering new VDC/BIM technologies including their Microsoft HoloLens and 3-D Laser Scanning Technology. Eric is a AutoDesk Certified Professional, an Autodesk Certified Instructor, a member of the Buffalo-Niagara ASPE Chapter and a member of the Buffalo BIM User Group. Eric has been in the AEC industry for 34 years and has been with John W. Danforth for the last 14 years. Eric received his Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree from Erie Community College.

  • Jeff Miller

    Harrell-Fish Inc.

    Jeff Miller graduated from Purdue University in 2007 and has been working with Harrell-Fish Inc. (HFI) ever since. He began his career in project management and is now the Director of HFI’s Virtual Construction Team. Miller manages the team on BIM Coordination, 3D Modeling, Fabrication Spooling, Laser Scanning, and Robotic Layout to help with the pre-construction and rough-in phases.

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