2017 Summit Details

2017 Summit Speakers

Our 2017 speaker line up has been confirmed!

We are very happy to announce the following speakers for this year’s Summit. You won’t want to miss them!

  • Dr John Izzo drjohnizzo.com

    Dr John Izzo is the bestselling author of seven books including the international bestsellers Awakening Corporate Soul, Values Shift, The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die, The Five Thieves of Happiness and Stepping Up.

  • Christine Hart christinehartcoaching.com

    For over 16 years, Christine has been guiding women and men to find, create and build amazing relationships by reconnecting with their authentic selves. She believes deep, powerful relationships are accessible to all of us.  Christine has been interviewed by over 200 media outlets and was the dating expert on 13 episodes of the TV series, LoveTrap. She has also created Hart Coaching Academy to mentor and train others to become Dating Coaches.

  • Ian French ifthepoet.com

    At 25 Ian started a business with his brother, which they grew into the most successful, independent direct marketing agency in Canada. At 50, his life took another unexpected turn when he discovered and fell in love with, Spoken Word Poetry. He was a member of the National Championship, Toronto Slam Poetry Team in 2013, winner of 2013 Buffalo International Slam and the 2014 Canadian Individual Slam Poetry Champion.

  • David Robinson impactleadershipgroup.com

    David Robinson “Coach Dave” is a business relationship expert, emotional intelligence specialist, and master coach. David is the Principal of the Impact Leadership Group Inc., a consultancy that specializes in helping organizations develop resilient leaders and productive business relationships. It’s hard to meet David and remain unchanged. His humble and humorous delivery transforms any audience and his passion for excellence is infectious.

  • Carla Costa litupedu.com

    Carla Costa, Ph. D. is a transformational teacher, facilitator and coach. Her mission is to empower others to find their true selves, fully express their gifts and live fulfilling lives. She lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter.

  • Kevin Bruce Scott effortlessalpha.com

    Kevin is the creator and founder of The Effortless Alpha Protocol and the E.A. Team. He is the leader of the masculine expansion: an effort to expand and positively influence masculinity in today’s society. 

  • Stephen de Wit drdewit.com

    Dr. Stephen de Wit is a Board Certified Sexologist through the American College of Sexologists.  He holds a Master of Public Health in Human Sexuality and a Doctorate of Human Sexuality.

  • Geoff Tomlinson

    I am the acting and incoming President of Mentor Discover Inspire (MDI) a 900+ man men’s group with members throughout North America. I have been in leadership roles for 20 years.


Opening Remarks and Welcome9:00 – 9:15
Featured Speaker: Dr. John Izzo:
Why Men, Why Now, Time for Men to be Well & Do Well
David Robinson: Leading and Living the Hero’s Journey –
The importance of Healthy Modern-day Male Initiation
Ian French
IF: - The Poet
Announcements 12:05-12:10
Lunch12:10- 1:30
Christine Hart:
Gender Intelligence in the Workplace
Kevin Bruce Scott:
The 9 Pillars of Integrity
2:30- 3:15
Break3:20 - 3:35
Sexologist, Dr. Stephen de Wit DHS, MPH, ACS
Men, Women and Sex: The 3 Things That Keep Us Stuck, Frustrated and Fearful
Carla Costa, Ph.D. :
A Hero's Uphill Climb-Why Climb it?
4:40- 5:20
Geoff Tomlinson:
The Value of Men’s Teams in Men's Lives, Careers and Communities
Closing Remarks5:55-6:00

Taking Place On

Sunday November 19th, 2017

Ticket Pricing:
Attending in Person$199
Fall Special! $99* + HST (*While supplies last)

Attending Online: $69 + HST

Attending In Person:

The 2017 Men and Masculinity Summit will be hosted at the Marriott Toronto Bloor Yorkville, located in Yorkville in Downtown Toronto. An action packed day with speakers, vendors, and goodies with topics that will deliver impactful changes you can start to use right away!

  • 8 stellar speakers!
  • Top notch professional meeting space
  • Vendor area to socialize and network on lunch/breaks
  • Access to many great of eateries in the surrounding area
  • Coffee breaks will be provided

Attending Online:

Unable to attend in person? No problem at all, you can take part and join the Summit online! The event will be broadcasted to ticket holders who can chat and submit questions for the speakers to answer just like the audience members.

  • Full uninterrupted streaming of the entire event
  • Dedicated access for a single viewer
  • Chat and commentary with other participants and the web moderator
  • Technical support for any issues you may encounter along the way

So, what are you waiting for?

Register now to secure your spot! Hurry, while the early bird pricing is still in at the best price.

Ticket Pricing:
Attending in Person$199
Early Bird Special! $99* + HST (*While supplies last)

Attending Online: $69 + HST

Come join us

And Explore

Enter an professional meeting space located in Yorkville. Accessible, elegant, and spacious, the Marriott Toronto Bloor Yorkville Hotel allows us to provide an impeccable event for you!

Location matters. To host a meaningful and successful event, you as the guest needs to be able to arrive with ease, have what you need to support your needs near by, and distraction free private space to reside. The hotel is a wonderful meeting area which will comfortable seat a very large crowd.

  • A dedicated entrance and registration desk
  • Complimentary coat check
  • Water and regular coffee breaks
  • A patio area to get a breathe of free air between sessions
  • Security to help ensure attendees safety is first and foremost

For more details and hotel rates, please visit the Marriott Toronto Bloor Yorkville Hotel website or look up directions to see how to attend.

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