Roy Adams Seminar

Ann Burns speaks to thousands of estate planning professionals across the country during the annual Roy Adams seminar.

Today, The Salvation Army held it’s 18th Annual Estate and Charitable Gift Planning Institute in Minneapolis, MN.  The national event was broadcast via a web to locations all of the country including Indianapolis, Evansville, Terre Haute, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, Anderson, and Bloomington in Indiana.

In Indianapolis, more than 160 CPAs, finance officers, financial planners, trust officers, insurance agents, and attorneys attended the event which was held at the University Place Auditorium on the campus of IUPUI.  The seminar was offered free of charge and in some cases, continuing education credits were offered to those attending.

The featured guest were Ann Burns, Chair of the Trust, Estate & Charitable Planning group at Gray Plant Mooty, and Christopher Hoyt, Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law.  Professor Hoyt is currently the Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Charitable Organizations.

In Indiana, the annual seminar is put on by The Salvation Army’s Planned Giving Department.  If you would like to find out more about estate and charitable gift planning, visit