WeatherBålsta has a humid continental climate with temperatures in early September between 10 to 20 °C. It is difficult to check the weather forecast if you do not know Swedish and if you do not have a Swedish keyboard, but using this link you will get a local 10-day forecast for Bålsta.
LanguageThe conference will be held in English. The official language in Sweden is Swedish but the vast majority of population also speaks English.
Time zoneSweden is located in Central European Time Zone (GMT + 1 hour). Summer time (GMT + 2 hours) is used from March to October.
ElectricityThe standard voltage and frequency are 230 V and 50 Hz, respectively. The power sockets are of type F.
Local currency and exchange rateThe monetary unit in Sweden is Swedish crown (SEK), subdivided into 100 öre. The currency exchange rate in December 2016 is approximately:
1 USD = 9.16 SEK
1 EUR = 9.82 SEK
1 CNY = 1.33 SEK
1 GBP = 11.63 SEK
International credit cards are accepted for payment almost everywhere in Sweden. You can find several currency exchange offices and ATM machines in Arlanda; there are also two ATM machines in Bålsta.