Marie Buckley is chairwoman of the Northeast Regional Conference of Ladies of Charity of the United States Oct. 1 and 2 in Sheraton Four Points Hotel, Cheektowaga. Programs Oct. 1 will be in keeping with the conference theme -- "Who Is Poor . . . What Is Poor . . . Where Are the Poor . . . Now and in the Millennium." Charles Girard will speak on "Meet Father Nelson H. Baker -- The Man Who Raised 12,000 Boys" Oct. 2, preceding a luncheon and tours of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, where Bishop Henry J. Mansell will celebrate Mass. Mrs. Buckley will be installed president of the 2,000-member Ladies of Charity of the Buffalo Diocese, which is host to the conference. The organization had a "Day of Prayer" Wednesday at Niagara University. Joyce Cieslar was chairwoman.