The first public meeting of the Society was held in the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre of the University of Leeds on March 19th, taking as its theme the wide-ranging subject Velikovsky and History.
- DR HUGO MEYNELL, Department of Philosophy and Theology, University of Leeds: The Velikovsky Phenomenon and the Layman.
- DR EUAN MACKIE, Assistant Keeper, Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow: The Evidence of Radiocarbon Dates.
- PETER JAMES, B.A. Mesopotamian Studies, University of Birmingham,and winner of John Humphries Memorial Prize in Archaeology: Velikovsky’s Revised Chronology.
- DR JOHN J. BIMSON, Department of Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield: Bondage, Exodus and Conquest in the Revised Chronology.
A summary of the meeting can be found in SIS Review Vol 1 No 5 (Summer 1977).