Davis to be panelist at event exploring ocean stewardship

Christopher Davis, executive director of the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center and a resident of the Darling Marine Center, will be a panelist at a May 18 event in Portland that explores how to sustain healthy oceans and responsible growth.

The free event at the University of Southern Maine Abromson Center begins with a 6:30 p.m. reception. The Portland premiere of “Ocean Frontiers III: Leaders in Ocean Stewardship” will be at 7 p.m. and a panel discussion and question-and-answer session will be held at 8 p.m.

Other panelists are Chris Mayo, harbormaster in Wells, Maine; Susan Farady, assistant professor of ocean studies and marine affairs at the University of New England; and Aimee Bushman (moderator), ocean planning outreach coordinator with the Conservation Law Foundation.

A trailer of the film is online. To reserve a seat at the event co-hosted by the Darling Marine Center, visit Eventbrite.